Recent Submissions

  • Agrourban sustainability through rooftop greenhouses. Ecoinnovation on residual flows of energy, water and CO2 for food production 

    Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Llorach Massana, Pere; Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Sanyé Mengual, Esther; Nadal, Ana; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Planas Rodríguez, Carla; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Montero Camacho, Juan Ignacio; Muñoz, Pere; Oliver Solà, Jordi; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Villalba Mendez, Gara; Rovira, Maria Rosa (2014)
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  • Numerical analysis of sliding rigid beam-column joints made from encased tubes for high-rise structures 

    Albareda Valls, Albert; Alentorn Puigcerver, Jaume; Maristany Carreras, Jordi (CRC Press, Taylor & Francis / Balkema, 2013)
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    One of the disadvantages of building with tubular structures lies in executing rigid or semi-rigid joints. Up to date, the most reliable way to solve these joints is by welding; this would not be a problem if the entire ...
  • Correlación sincrónica de diferentes métodos no destructivos de detección de anomalías en el hormigón: visión digital, resistividad eléctrica, velocidad ultrasónica y esclerometría 

    Badilla, V.; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís (Instituto Superior Tecnico, 2015)
    Conference report
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    Se hace necesario avanzar en la investigación acerca de métodos ágiles que permitan monitorear periódicamente el estado de salud en que se encuentran los elementos constructivos realizados con hormigón y poder así elaborar ...
  • Design thesis : case oriented research 

    Doevendans, Cornelis H.; Steemers, Koen; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís; Verbeke, Johan (Technical University Eindhoven, 2003)
    Conference report
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    Quality criteria for an academic design thesis (MPhil and Doctorate-level), and other academic design output are formulated. Research in the program is executed by the research-oriented disciplines of the department from ...
  • CFD simulation study on fire propagation in wooden façades and the influence of façade's geometry 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Giraldo Forero, María Pilar; Avellaneda Diaz-Grande, Jaime (2015)
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    This research is part of a series of studies carried out to evaluate the influence of the façade configuration and design in fire propagation, in this case, in façades with combustible claddings.
  • Nonwoven flax fiber mats and white portland cement composites for building envelopes 

    Fernández Carrasco, Lucía; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Llerena Encalada, Ana; Torrens Martín, David; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2015)
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    Traditionally, architectural materials performance was the key point for developing materials; but nowadays, other criteria’s as sustainability, availability and recyclability are being considered. By the other hand, the ...
  • Light and outside vision at restaurants 

    Uriarte Otazua, Urtza; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís (2015)
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    Technological advances in recent years have enabled large areas to be constructed as simple transparent windows, which removes the visual barrier between the inside and outside. Highly glazed buildings are often designed ...
  • Art and Structural Functionality 

    Franco González, Fidel (2015)
    Conference lecture
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    The learning in architecture has a complexity that is a field that must be synthetize aesthetics and functionality. Somehow students are not very effective when they try to mix this terms, in most of the physical topics. To ...
  • Rehabilitación perfectible, adaptable y sostenible: análisis y propuesta de criterios para la evaluación de la rehabilitación de edificios plurifamiliares de vivienda 

    Martín Goñi, Paula; González Barroso, José M.; Avellaneda Diaz-Grande, Jaime (2015)
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    La rehabilitación del parque edificado residencial es una estrategia necesaria en la actualidad. Estas intervenciones necesitan introducir la adaptabilidad, funcional y técnica, y la sostenibilidad, optimización de recursos ...
  • Roofs of the future: rooftop greenhouses to improve buildings metabolism 

    Pons Valladares, Oriol; Nadal, Ana; Sanyé-Mengual, E.; Llorach Massana, Pere; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Sanjuan Demás, David; Muñoz, Pere; Oliver Solà, Jordi; Planas Rodríguez, Carla; Rovira, Maria Rosa (2015)
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    Ancient civilizations had agriculture production in their metropolis but modern urban planning separated agriculture from cities, such as Chandigarh by Le Corbusier. At present, FAO estimates that urban agriculture produces ...

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